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1963


Jan
4
Birthday of Dave Foley Birthday of Dave Foley (1963)The Kids in the Hall Profile
Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows

16
Birthday of James MayBirthday of James May (1963)Top 10 Top Gear Moments

Feb
8
U.S. outlaws travel and commerce with Cuba Travel, financial and commercial transactions by United States citizens to Cuba are made illegal by the John F. Kennedy administration (1963)Fidel Castro: Life of the Cuban Leader
John F. Kennedy Biography - Life and Death of a President

17
Birthday of Larry the Cable GuyBirthday of Larry the Cable Guy (1963)Top 10 Most Hated Comedians

17
Birthday of Michael JordanBirthday of Michael Jordan (1963)Michael Jordan Bio: Life and Career
Top 10 Most Dominant Male Athletes of All Time
Top 10 Most Interesting Men in the World
Top 10 Iconic Americans

25
Release: Please Please Me is released in the USAThe Beatles released their first single in the USA: Please Please Me (1963)Top 10 Beatles Moments
The History of The Beatles

Mar
4
Release: Surfin%u2019 U.S.A. by the Beach Boys is releasedSurfin%u2019 U.S.A. by the Beach Boys is released (1963)Top 10 Classic Summer Songs

5
Death of Patsy ClineDeath of Patsy Cline (1963)Top 10 Country Songs of All Time
Top 10 Female Country Music Stars

15
Birthday of Poison's Bret MichaelsPoison vocalist Bret Michaels is bornTop 10 Hard Rock Bands of the 1980s

21
Alcatraz prison is closedAlcatraz Federal Penitentiary is closedTop 10 Alcatraz Trivia

22
Release: I Saw Her Standing There by The Beatles is releasedI Saw Her Standing There by The Beatles is released (1963)Top 10 Jailbait Songs

22
Release: The Beatles' debut, Please Please Me, is releasedThe Beatles' debut album, 'Please Please Me,' is releasedTop 10 Beatles Moments

25
Release: Release of Surfin U.S.A. by The Beach BoysRelease of Surfin U.S.A. by The Beach Boys (1963)Top 10 Rip-off Songs

27
Birthday of Quentin TarantinoBirthday of Quentin Tarantino (1963)Quentin Tarantino: The Director
Top 10 Quentin Tarantino Scenes
Top 10 Independent Filmmakers
Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships
Top 10 Modern Directors
Quentin Tarantino: The Actor
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors

Apr
1
Comic book debut of The Tinkerer.Comic book debut of The Tinkerer. This Spider-man foe first debuted in The Amazing Spider-Man #2.Supervillain Origins: The Tinkerer

1
The TV series General Hospital airs its first episodeThe TV series General Hospital airs its first episode (1963)Top 10 TV Weddings

18
Birthday of Conan O'BrienBirthday of Conan O'Brien (1963)Top 10 Conan O'Brien Recurring Bits

21
Birthday of John Cameron MitchellBirthday of John Cameron Mitchell (1963)Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies

26
Birthday of Jet LiBirth of Jet Li, actor, film producer, martial artist and wushu champion (1963)Top 10 Jet Li Moments
Jackie Chan Vs Jet Li
Top 10 Most Memorable Moments From the Cast of The Expendables 2

29
Birthday of Mike BabcockBirthday of Mike Babcock (1963)Top 10 Coaches: Old vs. New

May
3
Violent reactions by Birmingham police fuel American Civil Rights Movement The police force in Birmingham, Alabama switches tactics and responds with violent force to stop the "Birmingham campaign" protesters. Images of the violent suppression are transmitted worldwide, bringing newfound attention to the African-American Civil RHistory of the Civil Rights Movement

8
Birthday of Michel GondryBirthday of Michel Gondry (1963)Top 10 Independent Filmmakers

18
Birthday of Marty McSorleyBirthday of Marty McSorley (1963).Top 10 Sports Curses

21
The TV series The Untouchables airs its last episodeThe TV series The Untouchables airs its last episode (1963)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

25
Birthday of Mike Myers Birthday of Mike Myers (1963)Top 10 Saturday Night Live Cast Members of All Time
Top 10 Canadian Comedians
The History of Saturday Night Live

29
Birthday of Blaze BayleyBirthday of Blaze Bayley (1963)Top 10 Controversial Band Member Replacements in Rock

Jun
1
Debut of the Marvel Comics character WaspDebut of the Marvel Comics character Wasp (1963)Top 10 Marvel Superheroines

8
Release of We Shall Overcome by Pete SeegerRelease of We Shall Overcome by Pete Seeger (1963)Top 10 Protest Songs

9
Birthday of Johnny DeppBirthday of actor Johnny Depp (1963)The Eccentric Career of Johnny Depp
Top 10 Actors Who Haven't Won an Oscar
Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships
Top 10 Greatest Cross-Dressing Movie Roles

19
Release: Jason and the ArgonautsRelease of the film Jason and the Argonauts (1963)Top 10 Sword and Sandal Movies

20
The TV series Leave It To Beaver airs its last episodeThe TV series Leave It To Beaver airs its last episode (1963)Top 10 TV Families

22
Randy Couture is born.He is an actor, retired American mixed martial artist, collegiate and Greco-Roman wrestler. Top 10 Most Memorable Moments From the Cast of The Expendables 2

25
Birthday of George MichaelBirthday of George Michael (1963)Top 10 Ridiculous 1980s Music Videos

25
Birthday of Yann Martel Birthday of Yann Martel (1963)Yann Martel On Why Politicians Should Read
Interview With Author Yann Martel

30
Birthday of Yngwie MalmsteenBirthday of Yngwie Malmsteen (1963)Top 10 Solo Guitarists
Top 10 Instrumental Songs: Hard Rock and Heavy Metal

Jul
4
Release: The Great Escape is released (1963).The Great Escape is releasedTop 10 Prison Escape Films

12
The first of the Moors Murders takes placeThe first of the Moors Murders takes place (1963)Top 10 Most Evil Women in History

16
Birth of Pheobe Cates.Birth of Pheobe Cates. This American actress and model is best known for her teen roles, including that in 'Fast Times at Ridgemont High'.Top 10 Movie Bikinis

21
Birthday of Greg BehrendtBirthday of Greg Behrendt, an American stand-up comedian and author best known for coining the phrase 'He's Just Not That Into You.'Comedian Greg Behrendt: Why He's Just Not That Into You

27
Birthday of Donnie YenDonnie Yen is born (1963).Top 10 Donnie Yen Moments

30
Birthday of Lisa KudrowBirthday of Lisa Kudrow (1963)How I Met Your Mother vs. Friends
Top 10 Guest Stars on The Simpsons (Who Play Characters)

31
Release: Cleopatra is releasedCleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, is released (1963).Top 10 Movie Queens
How to Get Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra Look

Aug
3
Birthday of Ed Roland Birthday: Ed Roland [Collective Soul] (1963) Interview With Collective Soul

3
Birthday of Isaiah WashingtonBirthday of Isaiah Washington Top 10 Celebrity Falls from Grace

3
Birthday of James HetfieldBirthday of James Hetfield (1963)Top 10 Frontmen of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Greatest Rock Bands
Top 10 Metallica Songs
The History of Metallica
Metallica vs. Megadeth: Music Showdown
Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands
Top 10 Frontmen in Heavy Metal and Hard Rock

9
Birthday of Whitney Houston Birthday of Whitney Houston (1963)Whitney Houston Biography: Life and Career of the Singer and Actress
Top 10 Female Vocalists
Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1980s

30
Birthday of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus UrungusBirthday of Dave Brockie, aka Oderus Urungus [GWAR] (1963)Top 10 Musicians with Alter Egos
GWAR's Oderus Urungus Unmasked: FOX News, 'Holliston'
Top 10 Masked Musicians

30
Birthday of Paul OakenfoldBirthday of Paul Oakenfold (1963)The Life and Career of DJ Paul Oakenfold
Top 10 Superstar EDM DJs and Producers of All Time

Sep
7
Birthday of Eazy-EBirthday of Eazy-E [N.W.A.] (1963)N.W.A: History of the Hip Hop Group
Top 10 Rap Groups and Crews
Top 10 In-Band Feuds

17
The TV series The Fugitive airs its first episodeThe TV series The Fugitive airs its first episode (1963)Top 10 Best Movies Based on a TV Series

29
Birthday of Les ClaypoolBirthday of Les Claypool (1963).Top 10 Rock Bassists

Oct
11
Death of Edith PiafDeath of Edith Piaf (1963)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

11
Release: From Russia with Love is releasedThe James Bond film From Russia with Love is released (1963)Top 10 Best Sean Connery Performances
Top 10 Spy Movies
Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

17
Birthday of Norm Macdonald Birthday of Norm Macdonald (1963)Top 10 Canadian Comedians

31
Birthday of Mikkey DeeMotorhead guitarist Mikkey Dee or Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou is bornThe History of Motorhead

Nov
1
Birthday of Rick Allen of Def LeppardThe History of the English Rock Band Def LeppardThe History of Def Leppard

2
South Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem is assassinatedSouth Vietnamese President Ngo Dinh Diem is assassinated following a military coup (1963)Vietnam War: History and Key Dates

5
Birthday of Tatum O'NealBirthday of Tatum O'Neal (1963)Top 10 Acting Debuts in Movies

21
Birth of Nicollette Sheridan.Birth of Nicollette Sheridan. This English actress is best known for playing Edie Britt on the show 'Desperate Housewives'.Top 10 Movie Bikinis

22
Babushka LadyThe Babushka Lady is seen as a mysterious figure during the Kennedy assassination in Dallas, Texas. (1963)Top 10 Enigmatic People in History

22
Death of Aldous HuxleyDeath of Aldous Huxley (1963)Top 10 Notes: Brave New World

22
Death of John F. KennedyJFK is assassinated in Dallas, Texas (1963)John F. Kennedy Biography - Life and Death of a President
Top 10 Actors Recreated With Special Effects
Top 10 Presidents of the United States of America
Top 10 Iconic Americans
Top 10 Defining Moments of 1960s America
Top 10 Televised Events of All Time
Top 10 Moments That Made The World Stand Still
Top 10 Crazy Conspiracy Theories

22
Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as U.S. PresidentLyndon B. Johnson is sworn in as U.S. President after the assassination of John F. KennedyLyndon Johnson Biography: U.S. President, Great Society

23
The TV series Doctor Who airs its first episodeThe TV series Doctor Who airs its first episode (1963)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters
Top 10 Saddest TV Deaths
Top 10 Doctor Who Villains
Top 10 Time Machines From Pop Culture
Top 10 Alien Races from Television
Doctor Who Franchise Retrospective

24
Death of Lee Harvey OswaldDeath of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of assassinating President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1963)Top 10 Craziest Events Caught on Live TV
Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Bad Guys

25
Funeral of John F KennedyPresident John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (1963)John F. Kennedy Biography - Life and Death of a President
Top 10 Televised Events of All Time

29
Release: I Want to Hold Your Hand by The Beatles is releasedI Want to Hold Your Hand by The Beatles is released (1963)Top 10 Decade Defining Songs: 1960s

Dec
5
Release: CharadeThe film Charade is released (1963)Top 10 Quirky Movie Pick-up Lines

18
Birthday of Brad PittBirthday of actor and producer Brad Pitt (1963)Brad Pitt: From Sex Icon To Inglourious Basterd
Top 10 Brad Pitt Performances
Top 10 Actors Who Haven't Won an Oscar
Top 10 Epic TV Cameos
Top 10 Celebrity Commercials from Before They Were Stars

25
Release: The Sword in the Stone is releasedThe film The Sword in the Stone is released (1963)Top 10 Movie Wizards
Another Top 10 Animated Disney Villains

26
Birthday of Lars UlrichBirthday of Lars Ulrich [Metallica] (1963) The History of Metallica
Top 10 Metallica Songs
Metallica vs. Megadeth: Music Showdown
Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands

30
The TV series Let's Make a Deal airs its first episodeThe TV series Let's Make a Deal airs its first episode (1963)Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time

31
Birthday of Anthrax's Scott IanAnthrax's Scott Ian is born (1963).Top 10 Heavy Metal Bands